Keith Higgins Examines Stock Buybacks in Wake of SEC Commissioner’s Speech

In The News
June 26, 2018

Securities & governance practice chair Keith Higgins authored an article titled “Stock Buybacks: Are They the SEC’s Problem?” published in Insights by Bloomberg BNA on Jun. 20 and republished in Bloomberg Law – Big Law Business on Jun. 25.

The article examines a recent speech by Commissioner Robert Jackson on stock buybacks and insider selling. It questions whether the data supports the speech’s specific concerns and if the proposed solution is an appropriate remedy for the SEC to pursue.